ABEL PARKER UPSHUR


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Year Built
1942
Official Number
241780
Ship Yard
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
Ship Length
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Beam
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Mast Height
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
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Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Scrapped


Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Abel Parker Upshur (1791-1844). Abel Parker Upshur was a lawyer, judge, and politician from Virginia. Upshur served as U.S. Secretary of the Navy from 1841-1843, and U.S. Secretary of State from 1843-1844.

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Abel Parker Upshur at this time.

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 7/14/1942

Delivered to WSA by builders under General Agency Agreement (GAA).
Event: Disposition
Date: 5/24/1966

Acquired by Horton Industries, Inc. as scrap
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 5/24/1966


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